An application by Dr Liza Lovdahl Gormsen to commence collective proceedings under section 47B of the Competition Act 1998 (“the Act”) against (1) Meta Platforms, Inc. (2) Meta Platforms Ireland Limited and (3) Facebook UK Limited for loss and damage caused by alleged breaches of statutory duty by infringing Article 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and section 18 of the Act, which prohibit the abuse of a dominant position in a market (“the Claims”) (the "CPO Application"). The Claims cover the period from 11 February 2016 to 31 December 2019.
The case management conference listed for 26 September 2022 was vacated.
The hearing of the CPO Application took place from 30 January 2023 to 1 February 2023. Judgment was issued on 20 February 2023 ( CAT 10).
The Tribunal made a Reasoned Order on 22 March 2023 regarding costs, and staying proceedings for six months from the date of the Order.